Imster Gorge: rafting tour in the Ötztal

Paddle like there’s no tomorrow to get your white-water rush.

Paddle forward! Paddle backward! Right back, left back! Believe it or not, but you’ll be dreaming of these commands long after your return from this gorge rafting experience in the Oetztal. The Imster Gorge is practically made for rafting. This stretch of river challenges you to fight the spectacular rapids of the legendary Rohrbrückenschwall, the infamous Memminger Walze, and the not-to-be-missed Prallwand, before you can go ashore again in the quaint Haiming area. Even the calmer river sections on this rafting trip in the Oetztal provide you with splashy water action and a dip in ice-cold water. But don’t ever lose sight of the river or a wave might hit you hard. This rafting tour in the Oetztal provides plenty of variety and is ideal for newcomers, teambuilding, family trips, student excursions, or a big birthday bash. Book your adventure online now and enjoy free access to the Water AREA on the day of your trip.

Allow three hours for this rafting tour in the Ötztal including safety talk, changing into gear, and transfer. This Ötztal rafting experience is the ideal activity for beginners. All of our tours are accompanied exclusively by professional, certified guides, who also provide you with an introduction to the sport and safety instructions.

Your wetsuit, helmet, and vest, as well as everything else you need for this tour are provided by us. Please bring your own swimwear and toiletries, as well as something to change into after the tour. Showers, changing rooms, and lockers can be found at our Outdoor Base. Boats are available either for groups of eight or ten people.

To book this rafting experience in the Ötztal, you must be 14 years or older and not weigh more than 130 kilograms. If you are under 16, you must be accompanied by an adult. Good swimming ability and a good physical condition are also required.

The price for this tour includes the transfer to and from the canyon, all gear required for the trip (including footwear), as well as exclusive entry into our splashy Water AREA on the day of your visit.

This tour runs rain or shine. You’re going to get wet anyway! But if the weather is actually dangerous, an alternate date will be given.

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Action triple pack
Pricing starts at 298.40€ per person

Gravity that pulls you down and lots of water in your face makes you think: WTF? This package will get your heart rate beating with canyoning, rafting, high ropes course, crazy water park action and overnight stays in the natural reserve area.

Included with the package
  • 2 over night stays in your selected category in the middle of the nature reserve
  • including breakfast & daily admission to Water AREA
  • Rafting Imster Gorge
  • Canyoning College
  • High Ropes Course
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  • Breakfast is included in the price.
  • The entry to the Water AREA is included during your whole stay.
  • All our activities can be used before and after Check in or Check out.
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Rafting Imster Gorge
Canyoning College
High Ropes Course
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Accomodation in Ötztal, Tirol
Double Room Plus
Included Services
  • Double bed & chill area with couch
  • Furnished terrace
  • Bathroom with shower and WC
  • 3rd person possible: couch with sleep function 190x80 cm
accommodation in Oetztal
Double room
Included Services
  • Double bed & small chill area
  • Bathroom with shower and WC
  • Our double rooms are available as twin, triple or double rooms.
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Twin bed room
Included Services
  • 2 single beds & small chill area
  • Bathroom with shower & WC
  • Our double rooms are available as twin, triple or double rooms.
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Triple room
Included Services
  • 3 single beds and small chill area
  • Bathroom with shower and WC
  • Our double rooms are available as twin, triple or double rooms.
Accomodations in the Ötztal Valley
Lodge
Included Services
  • 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds each
  • Chill area, small terrace
  • Bathroom with shower and separate WC
  • 5th person possible: extra bed 190x80 cm
Rafting adventure at AREA 47
Rafting Imster Gorge

The Imster Gorge rafting experience in the Oetztal in Tyrol is a great introductory white-water trip. It has a level three difficulty rating, meaning it’s suitable for beginners. The unique course of the river, however, excites rafters of all levels. Including some excellent waves and drops that guarantee bursts of laughter in the boat and plenty of adrenaline, rafting in the Imster Gorge delivers a mix between great natural scenery and excellent white-water and is ideal for corporate, club, school, and family trips.

Beginner:
length of a trip: 3h
Minimum age: 14years
Canyoning tour for beginners
Canyoning College

This spectacular three- to four-hour tour is the ideal canyoning trip for beginners, allowing you to explore the Tyrolean mountains from a unique point of view. Rope down waterfalls, slide down slick, natural chutes, and jump down cliffs several metres high.

Beginner:
length of a trip: 4h
Minimum age: 14years
Biggest high ropes course in Austria
High Ropes Course

If you are one of these people who think life is like walking on a tightrope, we’ll show you what it really means to lose your balance. At giddy heights of up to 27 metres, we’ll dare you to master one challenge after another, with just six inches keeping you from a plunge. Good luck!

Intermediate:
length of a trip: 1.5h
Minimum age: 12years

Other activities you might be interested in

This spectacular three- to four-hour tour is the ideal canyoning trip for beginners, allowing you to explore the Tyrolean mountains from a unique point of view. Rope down waterfalls, slide down slick, natural chutes, and jump down cliffs several metres high.


Beginner:

You long for a break in the mountains? Our e-bike trips in Tyrol are a great opportunity to get in the saddle of one of our high-end e-bikes and enjoy the airstream cooling your sweaty skin as you speed down the mountain. With the electric support of our new generation e-bike fleet, you can take on this trip with ease. Our licensed mountain bike guides provide you with interesting insights into the art of e-bike trekking.


Beginner:

This might be your chance to show how brave you are. Your blood is rushing through your veines, you’re breathing heavily when you’re standing at the platform staring down. From 94 meters, into the Arzler Pitzeklamm gorge, head first, backwards, feet first. Trust us: It’s the best feeling ever.


Pro:

This all-terrain mountain bike trip to Lake Piburg in Tyrol gives you a unique opportunity to experience the variety of mountain biking in Tyrol first hand. Experience your first downhill ride on one of our easier single tracks suited for all levels. Improve your riding technique and gain the fundamentals for quick progress. Our experienced and licenses AREA 47 Bike Academy guides ensure the best biking experience in the Ötztal mountains. Also included in our mountain bike tours in Tyrol are our quality Trek bikes, a complete set of safety gear, and support from our certified mountain bike guides.


Beginner:

This is what awesome feels like! This rafting experience isn’t for the faint of heart or the inexperienced. This rafting run in the Oetztal in Tyrol can certainly be categorised as one of the more difficult white-water experiences to be mastered here in the region, as it has several stretches with a level 4+ difficulty level rating. The half-day tour follows the European championships route that passes the thundering highlights of the Oetzschwälle, Waldschlucht, and Sautener Schwall, as well as many more. This trip offers an incredible escape from the rigours of daily life and is available only for experienced rafters.


Pro:

Completion of our Wake School equips you with the fundamentals required for quick progression on the board.


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